What is the Difference between Socially Responsible Investing and Impact Investing?

As a growing number of investors seek to make investments in line with both their financial goals and personal values, many wonder what the differences are between Socially Responsible Investing and Impact Investing. In this article, we discuss some of the key differences between the two.

US Biobased Industry hits $393B in revenue, 4.22M jobs

In Washington, the USDA reports that the total contribution of the biobased products industry to the U.S. economy in 2014 was $393 billion in value added and 4.223 million jobs. Every 1,000 jobs in the biobased industry supported 1,760 additional jobs in other parts of the economy.

White House releases “Federal Alternative Jet Fuel Research and Development Strategy”

In Washington, a new White House report, titled “Federal Alternative Jet Fuel Research and Development Strategy,” sets out prioritized federal research and development goals and objectives to address key scientific and technical challenges that inhibit the development, production, and use of economically viable alternative jet fuels at commercial scale. The Alternative Jet Fuel Interagency Working Group, established by the White House’s National Science and Technology Council, developed this report.

Aviation industry preparing for ‘eleventh hour’ deal on emission tradin

Biofuels: ‘Probably the most important’

(Allan H.) Epstein believes that biofuels could form “probably the most important” part of the package to achieve a greener aviation sector.

Biofuels derived from biomass can reduce the carbon footprint of aviation fuel by up to 80%, according to its promoters.

17 House Biofuels Caucus Members Urge EPA to Finalize Strong RFS

Today, 17 members of the House Biofuels Caucus sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, urging the agency to complete its 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) “in a manner consistent with the Congressional intent to aggressively expand the production of renewable fuels.” The 2017 proposal calls on refiners to blend 14.8 billion gallons of conventional biofuels in 2017, slightly below the 15-billion-gallon level envisioned by Congress when it expanded the RFS in 2007.

Grandson of Billion Ton: DOE releases radically improved 2016 Billion Ton Report

In Washington, the US Department of Energy released its 2016 Billion-Ton Report: Advancing Domestic Resources for a Thriving Bioeconomy, and said that 1.2 billion tons of biomass would be available at $40 or less per ton by 2040, and 1 billion tons would be available by 2030.